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Blu-ray Software News

For home theater enthusiasts, Blu-ray software is the 110 octane race fuel that powers their super car. Streaming services may offer home theater so-called "HDTV" resolution downloads, pay-per-view or streaming but those in the know actually KNOW that Blu-ray is the only way to get both the best in uncompressed 1080p video and 7.1 surround sound audio. Read all about the latest Blu-ray software releases on this resource page. Read Blu-ray disc player reviews on this HomeTheaterReview.com resource page.

What TV Shows Do You Binge-Watch and Why?

What TV Shows Do You Binge-Watch and Why?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Are you looking for a new show to binge on? Jerry Del Colliano gives his picks for TV shows, both old and new, that are definitely binge-worthy. Read More

 
How Hollywood Blew the Launch of Ultra HD Blu-ray

How Hollywood Blew the Launch of Ultra HD Blu-ray

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

When it comes to the launch of the Ultra HD Blu-ray format, Jerry Del Colliano is not impressed with how the studios and manufacturers have handled things. Read More

 
How to Gauge UHD Blu-ray's Success So Far

How to Gauge UHD Blu-ray's Success So Far

By Jeff Berman

 

Is it too soon to gauge the success of Ultra HD Blu-ray? Jeff Berman discusses how the early players and discs are selling, as well as the challenges that still remain. Read More

 
Sony Pictures to Add Auro-3D Soundtracks to Select Titles

Sony Pictures to Add Auro-3D Soundtracks to Select Titles

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Auro Technologies has announced a partnership with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to add Auro-3D soundtracks to select titles, in the Ultra HD Blu-ray, standard Blu-ray, and digital formats. Each title will come with either a 13.1 or 11.1 Auro-3D native... Read More

 
Examining My Love/Hate Relationship with Video Discs

Examining My Love/Hate Relationship with Video Discs

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

The disc format still delivers the best picture and sound quality in the AV realm, and Ultra HD Blu-ray takes it to the next level. But there's also no denying the video disc's many little annoyances. Read More

 
Sony Pictures Announces First Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs

Sony Pictures Announces First Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced the first six films that the company will release in the Ultra HD Blu-ray format. Sony chose six titles that are already available through various download/streaming services, and they don't exactly represent the creme... Read More

 
What Disney/Pixar Blu-ray Discs Have in Common with Electric Ladyland

What Disney/Pixar Blu-ray Discs Have in Common with Electric Ladyland

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

In this era of streaming media, is it worth the cost to buy a Blu-ray disc? If that disc comes from Disney/Pixar and you've got kids in the house, Jerry Del Colliano says the answer is a definitive yes. Read More

 
Redbox to Raise Rental Prices

Redbox to Raise Rental Prices

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Redbox has announced that, beginning December 2, the company will raise its disc-rental prices slightly. DVD rentals will go up 25 percent, from $1.20 to $1.50 per night. Blu-ray disc rentals will go up 33 percent, from $1.50 to $2... Read More

 
More Dolby Atmos Blu-ray Titles Announced

More Dolby Atmos Blu-ray Titles Announced

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

On the heels of last week's release of Transformers: Age of Extinction, the first Blu-ray title with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack, Dolby has announced three additional titles that will carry an Atmos soundtrack: Paramount Pictures' Hercules (November 4th release) and... Read More

 
Will Blu-ray Discs Be the Real Casualty in Amazon's Current War?

Will Blu-ray Discs Be the Real Casualty in Amazon's Current War?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

As leverage in current negotiations with companies like Disney and Warner Brothers, Amazon has chosen to prevent pre-order sales on big-name Blu-ray releases. Will this affect current disc sales and the future of physical media? Read More